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Table 2 Unadjusted associations between weapon carrying on school property and selected characteristics among US high school students, 2005

From: Correlates of weapon carrying among high school students in the United States

  OR [95% CI]
Characteristic Total Males Females
Age (years)    
   <15 1.00 1.00 1.00
   15 1.19 [0.83, 1.89] 1.08 [0.69, 1.68] 1.14 [0.54, 2.37]
   16 1.31 [0.92, 1.87] 1.28 [0.84, 1.95] 1.18 [0.58, 2.40]
   17 1.19 [0.83, 1.71] 1.20 [0.78, 1.85] 1.07 [0.52, 2.20]
   18+ 1.29 [0.88, 1.89] 1.30 [0.83, 2.04] 0.75 [0.32, 1.79]
Gender    
   Female 1.00   
   Male 4.22 [3.40, 5.23]   
Ethnicity    
   White 1.00 1.00 1.00
   American Indian or Alaska native 1.19 [0.66, 2.16] 1.47 [0.78, 2.78] 0.06 [0.01, 0.45]
   Asian 0.44 [0.18, 1.07] 0.32 [0.10, 1.07] 0.98 [0.32, 2.98]
   Black 0.83 [0.64, 1.06] 0.65 [0.48, 0.90] 1.64 [1.06, 2.55]
   Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2.82 [1.27, 6.27] 4.43 [1.77, 11.07] 1.65 [0.22, 12.26]
   Hispanic 1.08 [0.82, 1.42] 1.15 [0.84, 1.58] 0.85 [0.46, 1.56]
Substance use (tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs)    
   No 1.00 1.00  
   Yes 2.35 [1.65, 3.51] 2.40 [1.52, 3.78] 2.20 [1.17, 4.15]
Depression    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 2.43 [1.94, 3.03] 1.90 [1.58, 2.28] 3.67 [2.43, 5.55]
Suicidal ideation    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 2.75 [1.86, 4.05] 3.33 [2.60, 4.25] 2.29 [1.88, 2.79]
Property stolen or deliberately damaged on school property    
   No 1.00 1.00  
   Yes 2.42 [2.02, 2.90] 2.25 [1.82, 2.77] 2.78 [1.90, 4.06]
Physical fighting    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 4.48 [3.00, 6.70] 4.03 [3.20, 5.06] 4.84 [3.97, 5.89]
Rape    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 3.51 [2.51, 4.90] 4.05 [3.09, 5.32] 2.60 [2.13, 3.17]
Threatened or injured with a weapon on school property    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 5.43 [4.38, 6.74] 4.83 [3.75, 6.22] 5.79 [3.68, 9.12]